Joshin Raghubar is technology and impact venture entrepreneur. He is the founder of iKineo Ventures, a venture builder and investment firm, through which is he currently growing Explore Sideways, a leading immersive travel(tech) company; Adbot, a machine-learning powered B2B SaaS platform that automates online search advertising for SMEs; and Inves Capital, a group of digital asset and cryptocurrency businesses building the future of money. He is also the Africa partner for Webrock Ventures, a LATAM/ Swedish venture builder and investment firm, through which he is a co-founder of Kena Health, a health-tech venture which aims to be Africa’s leading low-cost primary healthcare provider. His former ventures include iKineo (marketing), Strive, and Sprout Performance Partners.
Joshin serves as the chairperson of the Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative (CITi), tasked with development of the region as a technology and innovation cluster. Through this role he is also chairperson of the Bandwidth Barn, Africa’s largest non-profit incubator and accelerator for technology businesses; and BIOCiTi, Africa’s biotech cluster initiative. Joshin also serves as a non-executive director of the Africa Leadership Initiative (Southern Africa) and is on the ExCo of the Cape Town Chapter of YPO.
Joshin Raghubar talks about the challenges facing South Africa and his work as a social entrepreneur.